Articles by Diane Chiddister :: Page 29

  • Antioch University names new chancellor

    Felice Nudelman of the New York Times Company has been named the new chancellor of Antioch University, replacing Toni Murdock.

    The Antioch University Board of Governors has appointed Felice Nudelman of the New York Times Company as the university’s new chancellor, replacing Toni Murdock.

  • Bender honored for WWII service

    Villager Jonas Bender will be honored soon for his World War II military service, when he was part of the first group of African Americans to join the Marines. Called the Montford Point Marines, the group was subjected to racism and segregation while in the military. The group will receive the Congressional Gold Medal this spring for its contributions to the war effort. (Photo by Diane Chiddister)

    As a boy growing up in Mississippi, Jonas Bender knew about racism and segregation. But living in “the oasis of integration” that was the college town of Tougaloo, Bender knew about racism mainly from other people’s stories.

  • Village to begin sidewalk repair

    Village Council took a first step toward implementing its village-wide sidewalk repair project at its March 5 meeting.

  • Wellness week at McKinney

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    Students at McKinney Middle School are experiencing a “Wellness Week” this week at the school, focused on learning healthy behaviors along with becoming aware of the warning signs for troubled peers.

  • Harlem Quartet plays this weekend

    The Harlem Quartet plays twice in the village this weekend. On Saturday, March 17, the group plays at the Herndon Gallery on the Antioch College campus, and on Sunday it plays at 7:30 at the First Presbyterian Church as part of Chamber Music Yellow Springs.

    This weekend the Harlem Quartet of New York City plays twice in Yellow Springs. On Saturday, March 17 at 7:30 p.m. the group plays at the Herndon Gallery on the Antioch campus, and on Sunday it plays at 7:30 at the First Presbyterian Church as part of the Chamber Music Yellow Springs series.

  • Village water, from the ground up

    Ted Dunevant, operator of the Yellow Springs water plant for the past 26 years, is retiring at the end of this month. He’s shown in the water plant’s pump house, the last stop for local water before it’s pumped into the village. (Photo by Diane Chiddister)

    You could say the Yellow Springs water system began about 425 million years ago, when a large inland sea covered the area.

  • New economic plan presented to Council

    At their March 5 meeting, Village Council members heard a presentation of the new Yellow Springs Economic Sustainability Plan, created by the Economic Sustainability Commission.

  • Jonas Bender to be honored for military service

    Villager Jonas Bender will be honored this spring with the Congressional Medal of Honor for having been one of the original Montford Point Marines, the first group of African Americans to integrate the Marine Corps. He's shown with a recent book on the group of young men, who were subjected to racist and unequal treatment.grate the Marine Corps. He's shown with a recent book on the group of young men, who were subjected to racist and unequal treatment.

    Villager Jonas Bender will be honored this spring with the Congressional Medal of Honor for having been a part of the Montford Point Marines, the first group of African Americans to join the Marines, from the years 1943 to 1949.

  • Republican presidential primary results by precinct

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    Rick Santorum was the big winner in the village and township in the Super Tuesday presidential primary, garnering 150 votes compared to 104 votes for Mitt Romney.

  • CAP plans for video group

    At its Feb. 21 meeting, Village Council heard the annual report of the Yellow Springs Community Access Panel, or CAP, the group that broadcasts meetings of Village commissions and panels on the local public access station.

  • Many issues of village water

    Water. We can’t live without it. But chances are, we don’t spend much time thinking about it. And questions regarding water quality are edging closer to Yellow Springs.

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